Update your wardrobe with these 8 modern day little black dresses

The "little black dress" or the LBD, was introduced by Coco Chanel and made famous by movie starlet Audrey Hepburn in the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany's. Now the LBD has become an essential item for a complete wardrobeand one of the key items that every woman should own.

According to Karl Lagerfeld, one of fashion industry's most accomplished designers, "One is never overdressed or underdressed with a little black dress."

Over the years, the silhouette for the LBD has evolved quite dramatically. Designers have found ways to modernise the staple with current trends. Here are our current 8 favourite little black dresses that we believe you should invest in right now!

Pimkie polyester blazer dress, $74.93

This French label has a range of casual collections is sufficent to cover all bases for your everyday wear. Shop this dress at ASOS.

Opening Ceremony polyester cutout dress, $290

This sexy and on-trend cut out little black dress will earn you spot with the IT girls. Shop this dress at The Outnet.

Topshop asymmetrical polyester dress, $126

The little black dress ups the ante with this asymmetric style and a vinyl tab waist. Shop this dress at Topshop.

Cotton blend shift dress, $131

If you are looking for runway-inspired, fun and an easy-to-wear LBD, this one is for you. Shop this dress at Revolve.

Self-Portrait guipure lace crepe dress, $488

We love how dress is tailored for a structured fit that helps defines your waist, and of course the flattering mermaid style at the bottom. Shop this dress at Net-A-Porter.

Faux leather dress, $59.90

For your casual days or errand running weekends, you opt for this one piece wonder that makes you look put together instantly. Shop this dress at Zara.

Polyamide lace dress, $109

This romantic and filrty lace number will definitely impress your date! Shop this dress at Zara.

Polyblend lace up midi dress, $165

This figure hugging dress exudes charismatic sex appeal and attitude with ease. Shop this dress at Revolve.

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